Jeep Store Saturday Boys Basketball Scoreboard, 1/25/20
No. 10 St. John Vianney 51, Jackson Liberty 47
Freshman Kyle Verriest scored 14 points and the Lancers (12-3) edged the Lions (1-12) for their sixth straight win. Senior Brian Stuart added 11 points for St. John Vianney.
No. 4 Marlboro 87, Rumson-Fair Haven 72
Senior Alex Ratner scored 10 of his 27 points during Marlboro's big third quarter and the Mustangs (11-4) rode five double-figure scorers to a win over the Bulldogs (9-4).
Junior Aleksy Friedman scored 16 points, half of which came during Marlboro's 27-11 third-quarter run that turned a four-point halftime deficit into a 67-55 lead heading to the fourth quarter.
Sophomores Jack Seidler and Jon Spatola each scored 15 points and sophomore Jay Ratner netted 11 for Marlboro.
Sophomore Geoff Schroeder and senior Hunter Reid each scored 16 points to lead Rumson while senior Jack Carroll chipped in 12 points in the loss.
Ocean 60, Brick Memorial 46
Junior Evan Peters hit six three-pointers and finished with a game-high 22 points to help the Spartans (7-6) top the Mustangs (3-10).
Senior Cole Kelly added 13 points and seven rebounds while sophomore Corey Miller chipped in 11 points and seven assists for Ocean. Junior Jack Savare also contributed seven points and eight rebounds in the win.
Point Boro 75, Point Beach 49
Senior Alex Drucquer scored 17 points and dished out seven assists to spark the Panthers (11-2) to a win over the crosstown rival Garnet Gulls (6-6) - their 10th straight victory.
Freshman Stephen Mellett added 16 point and eight rebounds and senior Sam Young posted 11 points and 12 rebounds for Point Boro.
Senior Jake Clark led Point Beach with 21 points.
No. 9 Wall 66, Jackson Memorial 36
Senior Quinn Calabrese scored 23 points and the Crimson Knights (11-4) rolled to a win over the Jaguars (7-7).
Junior Pat Lacey added 12 points and five assists and senior Mike Caputo chipped in nine points for Wall. Sophomore Colin Ackerman also dished out seven assists to go with his five points.
Freshman Keith Adame led Jackson Memorial with 13 points and junior Sean Slusak chipped in 11 in the loss.
Neptune at Lakewood - PPD, Feb. 1, 1 p.m.
Academy for Urban Leadership 63, Keansburg 34
Barnegat 66, Steinert 53
Junior Jaxon Baker scored 15 of his 19 points in the first half and the Bengals (10-3) rolled to a win over the Spartans (4-11).
Senior Isaiah Gerena added 17 points for Barnegat and senior Nick Revello poured in 14 in the win.
Slam Dunk Autism
At Middletown North
Allentown 53, Middletown North 51
Sophomore Matt Kenny scored a game-high 13 points but the Lions (0-13) came up just shy of their first win of the season in a loss to the Redbirds (10-4).
Sophomore Tommy Giannone added 11 points and sophomore Lucas Cerbo pitched in 10 for Middletown North.
Hearts 2 Hands Invitational
At Kean University
Hudson Catholic 53, Ranney 41
Sophomore Elijah Perkins scored 16 points and the Panthers (7-6) jumped out to an early 14-10 lead but could not keep up with the Hawks (12-4). Sophomore Ryan Zan added 12 points for Ranney.